Medical Dictionary

spasmophilia

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noun spas·mo·phil·ia \ˌspaz-mə-ˈfil-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of spasmophilia

  1. :  an abnormal tendency to convulsions, tetany, or spasms from even slight mechanical or electrical stimulation <spasmophilia associated with rickets>

spasmophile

\ˈspaz-mə-ˌfīl\play or

spasmophilic

\ˌspaz-mə-ˈfil-ik\play adjective

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